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尾大不掉
Simplified 尾大不掉
Traditional 尾大不掉
Pin Yin
wei3 da4 bu4 diao4
English
  • large tail obstructs action (成语 saw); bottom heavy
  • fig. rendered ineffective by subordinates
Examples:
1. 火车将停时,所有的客人和东西都要涌向车门,潘先生一家的那条蛇就有点“尾大不掉”了。
As the train slowed to a stop all the passengers with their luggage surged towards the door. In this exigency, the line formed by Mr. Pan and his family suffered for its length.
2. 尾大不掉
The tail is too big to wag.